University of Pécs
Medical School
H-7624 Pécs
Szigeti street 12


2019.- Director, Fibervar Ltd. for Innovation and Development
2017.- Senior Research Scientist, UPMS
2016. Research scientist, EPFL
2011.-2015. Postdoctoral Fellow, FMI Basel
2007.-2010. Postdoctoral Fellow, EMBL Heidelberg
2007. Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford, Anatomical Neuropharmacology Unit
2006. [PhD] in Physics at the University of Geneva
2002-2006. Lecturer at Babes - Bolyai University of Kolozsvár
1998. M.Sc., Eötvös Loránd University of Budapest Physics, (Statistical Physics and Biophysics)
Research interests
Human and Food Microbiology
Molecular gastronomy
Translational Medicine and Ergonomy
Previous Research interests
Development of light stimulation software GEARS for visual sciences
Optogenetics and retina electrophysiology
Gyroscope physics and the Kirchhoff analogy
Transcription factor co-expression in the annelid nervous system
Formation of macroscopic and microscopic patterns in the NaOH+CuCl2 reaction [1] [2]


16. Josephine Juttner, Arnold Szabo, Brigitte Gross-Scherf, Rei K. Morikawa, Santiago B. Rompani, Miguel Teixeira, Peter Hantz, Tamas Szikra, Federico Esposti, Cameron S. Cowan, Arjun Bharioke, Claudia P. Patino-Alvarez, Ozkan Keles, Chiara N. Roth, Akos Kusnyerik, Nadin Gerber-Hollbach, Thierry Azoulay, Dominik Hartl, Arnaud Krebs, Dirk Schubeler, Rozina Hajdu, Akos Lukats, Janos Nemeth, Zoltan Z. Nagy, Kun-Chao Wu, Rong-Han Wu, Lue Xiang, Xiao-Long Fang, Zi-Bing Jin, David Goldblum, Pascal W. Hasler, Hendrik Scholl, Jacek Krol, Botond Roska,
Targeting neuronal and glial cell types with synthetic promoter AAVs in mice, non-human primates, and humans,
Nature Neuroecience (2019) [PDF]  
15. P. Hantz and Zs. I. Lázár,
Precession Intuitively Explained,
Frontiers in Physics (2019) [PDF]  
14. A. Drinnenberg, Felix Franke, Rei K. Morikawa, Josephine Jā‚¬uttner, Daniel Hillier, Peter Hantz, Andreas Hierlemann, Rava Azeredo da Silveira, and Botond Roska
How Diverse Retinal Functions Arise from Feedback at the First Visual Synapse,
Neuron (2018) [PDF]  
13. L. Szécsi, Á. Kacsó, G. Zeck and P. Hantz,
Interactive Light Stimulus Generation with High Performance Real-time Image Processing and Simple Scripting,
Frontiers in Neuroinformatics (2017) [PDF]  
12. P. Hantz, F. Sarlós, I. Jalsovszky and B. Plesz,
Large Band-Edge Photocurrent Peak in Thick Methylammonium Lead Iodide Photosensors with Symmetric Metal Electrodes,
ACS Photonics (2017) [PDF] [suppPDF]  
11. H. M. Vergara, P. Y. Bertucci, P. Hantz, M. A. Tosches, Kaia Achim, P. Vopalensky, and D. Arendt,
Whole-organism cellular gene-expression atlas reveals conserved cell types in the ventral nerve cord of Platynereis dumerilii,
PNAS 114 (2017) [PDF]  
10. Therese Cronin, Luk H. Vandenberghe, Péter Hantz, Josephine Juttner, Andreas Reimann, Ágota-Enikõ Kacsó, Rachel M. Huckfeldt, Volker Busskamp, Hubertus Kohler, Pamela S. Lagali, Botond Roska, Jean Bennett,
Efficient transduction and optogenetic stimulation of retinal bipolar cells by a synthetic adeno-associated virus capsid and promoter,
EMBO Molecular Medicine 6 (2014) [PDF]  
9. Michele Fiscella, Karl Farrow, Ian L. Jones, David Jäckel, Jan Müller, Urs Frey, Douglas J. Bakkum, Péter Hantz, Botond Roska and Andreas Hierlemann
Recording from Defined Populations of Retinal Ganglion Cells Using a High-Density CMOS-Integrated Microelectrode Array with Real-Time Switchable Electrode Selection,
Journal of Neuroscience Methods 211 (2012) [PDF]  
8. András Rusz, Zoltán Kocsis, Sándor Bokor, Péter Hantz
Measuring the elastic parameters of samples without anchoring,
Mechatronics 17 (2007) [PDF]  
7. P. Hantz and I. Biró
Phase Separation in the Wake of Moving Fronts: Experiments and Simulations,
Physical Review Letters, 96 (2006) [PDF]  
6. Sz. Horvát and P. Hantz
Pattern Formation Mediated by Ion-Selective Membranes: Models and Simulations,
J. Chem. Phys., 121 (2005) [PDF]  
5. P. Hantz, J. Partridge, Gy. Láng, Sz. Horvát and M. Ujvári
Ion-Selective Membranes Involved in Pattern-Forming Processes,
J. Phys. Chem. B, 108 (2004) [PDF]  
4. B. De Lacy Costello, P. Hantz and N. Ratcliffe
Voronoi Diagrams Generated by Regressing Edges of Precipitation Fronts,
J. Chem. Phys., 120 (2004) [PDF]  
3. P. Hantz
Germing Surfaces in Reaction-Diffusion Systems? - Experiments and a Hypothesis,
J. Chem. Phys. 117 (2002) [PDF]  
2. P. Hantz
Regular microscopic patterns produced by simple reaction-diffusion systems,
Phys. Chem.-Chem. Phys. 4 (2002) [PDF]  
1. P. Hantz
Pattern formation in the NaOH+CuCl2 reaction,
J. Phys. Chem. B 104 (2000) [PDF]  


ORCID 0000-0001-5974-3755

Main Activities in Education

2018, Lecture on Optogenetics and Retina Electrophysiology
2010, Lecture and practicals on Bioinformatics
2004-2006, Lecture on Biophysics
2003-2006, Lecture and Seminar on Statistical Physics
2003/2004, Lecture on Pattern Formation
2002-2004, Lecture and Seminar on Electrodynamics (in German language)
2001-2002, Seminar on Quantum Mechanics

Personal and NGO

[Hungarian National Heritage] [Economic development of Szeklerland] [Protection of Rights to Education]


climbing in high mountains
paragliding, gliding, hang-gliding
scuba diving
making Kürtős Cake

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